The Assumption College HumanArts series presents an organ recital featuring Pr. Dr. Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet. The program will include French music from the Romantic period to the 20th century (Widor, Franck, Tournemire, Duruflé, Dufourcet, Hakim), completed by an improvisation on Gregorian chant proper to the liturgical time. Please join us for a reception immediately following performance in the Lauring Community Room. This event is free and open to the public.
The Bach Consort of Worcester
GREAT CONCERTOS OF J. S. BACH
The winter concert by the Bach Consort of Worcester will feature great concertos of Johann Sebastian Bach. The Bach Consort of Worcester is an ensemble of strings and harpsichord dedicated to the performance of the music of J. S. Bach and other composers of the Baroque period. This event is free and open to the public.
The Bach Consort of Worcester
A FEAST OF BAROQUE CONCERTOS
The Bach Consort of Worcester returns to open the 2016-2017 HumanArts series with a guest artist on the Baroque recorder, Héloïse Degrugillier. The Consort will also be continuing their series of concerti grossi, featuring Handel’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 1, and Corelli’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 7.
This concert is free and open to the public.
The Assumption College HumanArts series presents Renaissance Men. Founded in January 2014, Boston's professional all male chamber ensemble, Renaissance Men, is devoted to exploring the wealth of largely neglected men's ensemble repertoire found across history and transcending numerous genres.
Lecture Title: “Richard III, The King Under the Car Park: the story of the search for the burial place of England’s last Plantagenet king”
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The Assumption College HumanArts series and The Archaeological Institute of America(AIA) are proud to present Dr. Michael Danti from Boston University. Dr. Danti will lecture on “A Momentary Erasure of Millennia: The Cultural Heritage Crises in Syria and Northern Iraq.” This lecture is free and open to the public.
The Pandora Duo combines the forces of two exceptional musicians that share their passion for chamber music. Janet Arms, flute, and Christopher Ladd, guitar, met at the Hartt School of Music where they are both current faculty members. Regarded as successful soloists independently, the Pandora Duo formed itself when these two musicians played together for the first time at a faculty recital.
Soprano Jean Danton, who has given acclaimed performances throughout the United States and Europe in opera, oratorio, recitals, and as a soloist with symphony orchestras, will perform a concert of classical and musical theatre songs.
There will be a reception following the performance in K107. For more information about this performer, please visit www.jeandanton.com.
Bach Consort of Worcester
Michelle Graveline, Artistic Director
Peter Sulski, String Leader
Bows will surely draw Cupid’s romantic arrows in an evening designed to carry you away from Winter’s woes. The flute, harp and strings sing of love through the likes of Saint-Saens and Brahms, heavenly voices filled with enough yearning, charm and passion to warm even the coldest of nights and hearts.
Guest: Franziska Huhn, harp